Nov 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
lost the election. >> reporter: this is what mitt romney faced when he awoke this morning in boston. freezing temperatures, gray skies, the stark reality that his dream of being president was over. we've learned right after romney made his concession speech, he made an unexpected decision to stay overnight at the westin hotel. >> it's a moving target when you work with the secret service. we did not expect the romney family to be staying overnight. >> reporter: his reporters left trying to figure out how the republicans win next time. >> the republican party needs to get they're house in order. stay out of people's private lives. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. the head of the convention and visiter's bureau told us boston came out at least $20 million richer, thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms just for his family and staff here. other hotels also at capacity. taxis and restaurants full. even the airports saw double the usual number of private jets. >> boston officials saying having the former governor of massachusetts here on election night was a go
Nov 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
attended his victory rally. >>> from chicago, we turn to boston, and ktvu's rita williams on romney's last effort to unseat president obama. >> reporter: julie, it's already after 1:00 in the morning. a very cold election day here in boston. we were just kicked out of the convention center. as you might be able to see behind me, an overnight security sweep is just starting inside. >> i need your vote. i need your help. walk with me. walk together. tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> reporter: mitt romney finished about an hour ago in new hampshire what was to be his final campaign event. after hunting for votes in three other swing states today. but late today he added two rare election day appearances. back again to pennsylvania and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> we're going to finish strong and bring home a victory. >> reporter: elaine got her phd at cal and has worked in democratic administrations, now teaches at harvard, where romney got his mba and law degree. she says the race is a toss up. >> i do think it's tight. i think the media is being overly cautious, because i think it's an im
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
boston some areas in freezing temperatures especially in the north. and in the mountains that winter weather advisory stays in the back. we have pictures of some significant snow and it's continuing to spell. so if you have travel plans, take that change. >>> and and the logos off and the cool air remained behind and we have a frosty morning with prison temperatures and dry forecast. the weekend will be marked by very cool and cold overnight lows but sunny conditions during the day. and, and it dies out as we go through the afternoon. and there are showers in the area, around 6: 6:00 under the waves went through. keep the jacket handy tomorrow because this will be one of those days. you will see more sometime tomorrow than you saw today. >>> 58 in fairfield and these ties look like overnight lows from a couple days ago. we had all that record heat and overnight lows in the 50's. daytime highs will be in the forecast tomorrow. the weekend it does try to warm up, but not that much. i will see you tonight at 10. >> a south bay to expect to see thousands of people to go for free thanksgi
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
is already being set at the boston convention center where romney will either celebrate a win, concede or continue to wait. meantime president obama's campaign ends tomorrow in his adopted home toun of chicago where democratic volunteers made their final calls on the 2012 campaign. when all is said and done, the focus will be on swing states, and one in particular. reporter nicole collins reports on the candidates' final push for ohio and why it is so pif toll. >> thank you, ohio. what a welcome. thank you. >> oh. oh. >> battleground, ohio, it's 18 e lek trorl college votes and reputation for picking president haves the candidates clam moring for its undecided voters. >> america's got a choice to make. you in ohio, you've already been making the choice because you've got early vote. >> between vote campaigns, more than 40 visits in the last six months, and a combined $116 million on advertising, now they hope their investments lead to high voter turnout. >> i want to make sure that we get everyone to the polls either now or on tuesday. >> ohio voters have chosen the winner in
Nov 16, 2012 1:00pm PST
boston on their mbta red line. we saw this on boston.com. the most recent one in november, a woman straight walked off the platform. it looked like she kind of wasn't paying attention there. goes into the yellow, falls right there on the track. days before that bystanders say this 29-year-old woman was kind of stumbling around, then we see her, boom, a solid drop. what's that, about 6, 7' drop. >> less than a month before that, a 54-year-old woman, a woman in the white coat, you see her. looks like she's talking to her friend. boom, she falls down here. you guys might remember this incident from august. a woman and her 4-year-old son, she thought she could board that train on the other side of the platform, didn't realize train tracks were there. she fell down holding onto her son. way back in june a man fell -- to me it looked like he was looking down the platform trying to see a train coming. fortunately in all these incidents passengers were right there, close by, able to pull them up to safety, no train, too. >> i feel sorry for them. bright yellow paint is there for a reason.
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
obama has been in chicago all day. mitt romney want to boston this morning to cast his vote before flying out for more campaigning. we have team coverage on the two candidates. we go to the president supporters in chicago. we begin though, with rita williams with romney supporters in boston. [cheers and applause] >> well, mitt romney senior strategist took to the stage to ref up the crowd. no real news but you can see the crowd here is beginning to grow. meanwhile, i am told that mitt romney is across the street in a hotel room with his wife, ann, his five sons, 16 of his 18 grandchildren. but right before he went in there he had one last thing to say about this long campaign. >> i am very pleased. i feel like we put it all on the field. left nothing in the locker room. we fought to the very end and i think that is why we will be successful. >> no would of, could of, should of. the governor seamingly satisfied with the campaign he has run. [cheers and applause] as for the supporters some are downstairs below me right now watching returns on big screen tvs cheering, of course, when
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> obama and his wife decided to stay in the westin hotel in boston last night. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailou
Nov 28, 2012 11:30pm PST
activity in boston. chris hump phrase knocked kevin gar net of the celtics down. and then he tangles a bit with mr. kim cardashian. automatic ejection and the celtics wind up losing the game. major money doled out tonight. bj upton, he's going to the atlanta braves for $75 million. >> thank you for trusting us. we'll hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen.